Table 1

Baseline Characteristics of breast cases and controls

Cases N = 354

n (%)

Controls N = 364

n (%)

p-value


Age (yr): median (range)

50 (24-83)

47 (19-87)

0.60


Race

Caucasian

250 (72.5)

263 (72.3)

-

Black

56 (16.2)

59 (16.3)

0.99

Asian

19 (5.5)

26 (7.1)

0.34

Hispanic

13 (3.8)

9 (2.7)

0.40

Other

7 (2.0)

6 (1.6)

0.71


Weight (lbs): median (range)

155 (96-317)

157 (93-435)

0.03


Height (in): median (range)

65 (59-71)

65 (52-73)

0.66


BMI (kg/m2): median (range)

26.07 (17.61-51.43)

26.07 (16.91-79.61)

0.04


Tumor grade

1

52 (14.7)

2

132 (37.3)

3

118 (33.3)


Stage at diagnosis

-

I

106 (31.4)

II

140 (41.4)

III/IV

92 (27.2)


ER status

-

+

270 (78.9)

-

72 (21.1)


PR status

-

+

238 (70.8)

-

98 (29.2)


Her2 status

-

+

58 (18.0)

-

264 (82.0)


LN status

-

+

176 (53.8)

-

151 (46.2)


Family history

-

+

138 (48.1)

-

149 (51.9)


Median follow-up (mo)

29

-


Kaklamani et al. BMC Medical Genetics 2011 12:52   doi:10.1186/1471-2350-12-52

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